Bud Abbott and Lou Costello formed one of the most iconic teams in film history (not to mention, the stage, radio, and television). Everybody knows their classic “Who’s on First” routine, but perhaps they are best remembered for their unlikely meeting with Universal’s catalog of classic monsters. The series of films revitalized both Abbott and Costello and the Monsters. The films range in quality, but the laughs they brought are countless. These films are a benchmark for what a horror comedy should be. Let’s celebrate these films and test your knowledge of the meeting of these icons.
From the 1920s through the ’50s some of the greatest monsters reigned over the realm of terror. It wouldn’t be until the late ’70s and ’80s that their throne would be challenged. Since then, there ⤇
If you’re on this site right now, I’m going to assume you’re familiar with Universal’s indisputably iconic Dracula (1931). Béla Lugosi. Tod Browning. Dwight Frye. That guy with the cockney accent who keeps calling Frye ⤇
The year was 1985. The internet established the ‘domain name’ system. Madonna begins her very first tour. Wrestlemania debuts at Madison Square Garden. And George Orwell assumed we’d all be dead. Yet, there was something ⤇